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Headlines for Sept. 16, 2019


Brampton Guardian
Tory poster not a jab at profs: Scheer
The federal Conservatives say a university campus recruitment flyer bemoaning “left-wing” professors is just meant to be a funny way to grab the attention of right-leaning students.

The PIE News
Canada immigration rejects three out of four African student applications
In the first five months of 2019, three out of every four African students who applied for a study permit to Canada had their applications rejected by Canadian immigration officials.

Canada Wins Big From ‘America First’ Trade And Immigration Policies
The theory behind the Trump administration’s “America First” trade and immigration restrictions is that they are good for America. However, after more than two and a half years it’s become clear the country such policies are helping is Canada, not the United States.

Global News
How universities, colleges are looking after students’ mental health
From homework, exams, having a social life, and having enough money – the pressures and stress post-secondary students face can add up and take their toll.

CBC – White Coat, Black Art
How med schools are finding more diverse students
Dr. Kate Peiyin Zhang remembers the moment she decided to become a doctor.

The Province
Julie Talbot and Julien Arsenault: Universities should reduce academic air travel
Aviation emissions increased by more than 75 per cent between 1990 and 2012, and they continue to grow.

Global News
Canadian academics, scientists fight back against online election disinformation
A team of Canadian academics and data scientists is working to prevent Canada from joining the list of countries that have fallen prey to deliberate attempts at democratic distortion.

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